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Beautiful traditional stone cottage, Private Pool and Garden near Domme



Updated: 23-Oct-2016
2 spacious bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom. Mezzanine floor. Additional WC

Situated on a hilltop opposite the Bastide of Domme in the heart of the Dordogne Valley amid breathtaking landscape and magical châteaux. Our lovingly restored Perigordian traditional stone cottage is set in a peaceful hilltop hamlet. Your dream of life in the the french countryside is just about to come true for a week or two or maybe even longer!

Our home, it's not just a holiday rental, has a spacious Salon (sitting/dining room ) with comfortable lounge furniture and flat screen tv, DVD player and extensive video library. Dining table and chairs for the whole family. There is full central heating for those early spring or autumn days and a magnificent open fireplace (wonderful for winter holidays) original oak beams and exposed Quercy stone. The double french doors lead out on to a lovely terrace filled with summer flowers, where you can enjoy your "petit dejuner" and plan the day ahead!

There is a fully equipped modern kitchen with oven, hob and hood, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Pots and pans and an array of cooking utensils. There is even an assortment of bakeware too. In fact there is everything you could possibly need to test your culinary skills.

In the separate Laundry room there is a Washing machine with unlimited use and all laundry /cleaning products included. There is also a tumble dryer or you can peg out your washing on the line in the little grassy area behind the house if like me you just love the smell of freshly laundered clothes that have been dried in the warm summer sun!

Top quality white egyptian cotton bedlinen and a generous supply of fluffy white towels all provided at no extra charge There are two large bedrooms each with modern en suite bathroom. A separate toilet is also available.

Bedroom one has enchanting views over the rooftops to the pretty village of Daglan in the valley below. Bedroom two has an additional double bed on a mezzanine floor making it an ideal family room.

In the " Salon" there are double french doors leading on to the terrace and BBQ are. There is a wooden patio table and chairs for six and large parasol to offer shade from the summer sun. A quiet spot to relax with just the occasional farm vehicle passing by whose driver is sure to wave a "bonjour" as you sit and sip a glass of wine after a fun-filled day and watch a golden sunset over the imposing 13th Century Château Le Peyruzel.


More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We bought our traditional little piece of heaven that is Le Peyruzel in 2004. It had been a dream of ours for many years to some day live in France. We, Roy and I (Letitia) had visited La Belle France many times with our children while they were growing up. Surprisingly we had never stayed in the Perigord Noir. Usually heading for the Med or the Atlantic coast from our home in Scotland. We did occasionally stay inland and we loved the beauty of the French countryside. The diversity of the different departments was truly breathtaking. In 2004 I had retired from the NHS in Scotland and when friends asked if we would join them on a trip to the Lot in France, we really didn't need too much persuasion! Roy and I talked about our life long ambition to 'live the dream' and decided it was finally time, if we were serious, to start looking for somewhere we could call home in France. We arranged many 'appointments to view' properties within a couple of hours drive from Toulouse Airport and so began the most exciting and challenging time of our lives.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Letitia , Roy vous remercie de votre accueil très gentil

à ce bel endroit

il faut revenir dans cette belle maison.

donc, bientôt
Aug 2013
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56 Reviews

based on 56 holidaymaker reviews



  • 5 of 5

What a delightful place to spend a holiday. The cottage at Le Peyrusel sits at the

top of a hill overlooking the valley below. We had our morning coffee and evening drinks sitting beside the pool admiring the view of Daglan nestled in te valley below- beautiful and peaceful. The cottage is well furnished and has every amenity you need. Roy and Letitia are on hand to give advice on the attractions in the area and there are many!! Children are especially catered for with theme parks,and river activities. My grandchildren had a ball.

Thanks for a lovely stay. We look forward to visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an excellent review of your stay with us here in Le Peyruzel. Roy and I are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday so much . We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to Le Peyruzel sometime in the future. Letitia
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A little taste of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

Everything has already been said about this fabulous property...and it is all true! Perfect location to tour around the countryside but always happy to return home to the "cottage". Spotlessly clean, all amenities you would every need and very comfortable beds. Letitia & Roy are wonderful hosts and they do make you feel at home. Their advice as to where we should visit and what restaurants to eat at was very helpful. Would love to go back and stay longer. Thank you both.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Linda Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of stay with us here in Le Peyruzel. Roy and I are very grateful for your kind words. It is really important to us that all our guests have the best experience possible when they visit our little corner of the Dordogne. We are delighted that you and Gary enjoyed your stay here and found everything just as you hoped it would be. We would be absolutely delighted to welcome you both back again to our "little piece of heaven" aka Le Peyruzel.
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  • 5 of 5

Great, what else can you say that hasn’t been said previously.

If you would like a feature filled holiday visiting the many local attractions or a quiet time relaxing around the pool this cottage has it all and more. Plus, you’ll think you’ve known Letitia and Roy forever, they make you feel right at home from the very off.

Thanks a lot, Pam & Barry and Pam & Bob

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Pam & Barry and Pam & Bob Thank you so much for your very kind words. Roy and I were delighted to meet you and enjoyed our "cup of tea" together! We are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday so much. We do appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your stay with us here in Le Peyruzel. We do hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back sometime in the future to our little corner of paradise. With very best wishes to you all. Letitia & Roy x
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  • 5 of 5

We have been home for two days and are thoroughly depressed at having left this little piece of heaven in the Dordogne. What an unbelievable location Le Peyruzel is. The cottage is wonderful, so much so that we didn't get to see many of the places available nearby, preferring long afternoons by the pool with it's wonderful views.

Laetitia and Roy are perfect hosts, nothing would be too much trouble for them in wanting to make our holiday perfect yet they were unobtrusive and let us get on with our holiday without interference. However,they were always available for advice and help with the location and what it offers. The evening at the marche nocturne at St Pompont was just perfect. Thanks for that one Laetitia.

If you enjoy France and the way of life, then this bit of the Perigord Noir will not disappoint you. We were going to be staying at Le Roque Gageac and as lovely as that is we are pleased that we changed our mind and selected Laetitia and Roy's cottage. We cannot fault it and we will definitely be back. Thank you for making this one of the best holidays we have had.

Karen, Neil, Ciaran and Aidan.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Karen, Neil, Ciaran and Aiden Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a glowing review of your stay with us here in Le Peyruzel. It means a great deal to us and we appreciate it very much. Roy and I are really touched by your kind words but more importantly we are so happy that you found our property just as you hoped it would be. Karen, from the moment you arrived with Neil and the boys until you left it was obvious that you were all so happy and enjoying every moment of your holiday. Thank you too for your kind gift Neil, cheers! We would be absolutely delighted to welcome you back sometime in the future, it was such a pleasure to meet you and for Roy and I to see you enjoying our little corner of paradise, AKA Le Peyruzel, almost as much as we do! Letitia & Roy x
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

A delightful cottage with everything you need for a relaxing stay. The garden and pool are beautifully situated overlooking a tremendous view over Daglan! The location is ideally situated for all the local sights and villages of Castlenaud, Domme, , Beynac etc, all within a 20 minute drive. The two local restaurants in Daglan are well worth a visit, the food was excellent. Roy and Letitia are the perfect hosts, taking care of all our needs and are always on hand to provide advice on places to visit etc if you need it. As two couples we had a fabulous two weeks stay here and would have no reservations in recommending this cottage to anyone. Thank you Roy and Letitia once again for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris Thank you so much taking the time to write such a lovely review of your holiday here in Le Peyruzel. Roy and I appreciate your kind words very much. However, what is even more important to us is that you and your friends enjoyed your stay in the cottage and found everything just as you hoped it would be and more! We think that the cottage is absolutely perfect for two couples holidaying together and are delighted that you thought so too! You were the perfect guests and we look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future to our little corner of paradise that is Le Peyruzel.
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Wonderful and relaxing holiday second time round

  • 4 of 5

The new additions of the pool and gardens overlooking the valley made our stay even more special.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stephen and Dilnaz, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us here in Le Peyruzel. Roy and I are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday so much the first time round that you came back to visit us again! We are delighted that you enjoyed the changes we have made including the new pool and terraced areas. We would be delighted to welcome you back (a third time!) to Le Peyruzel. With very best wishes. Letitia and Roy x
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From the Owner

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. Charming, traditional Perigordian cottage. Spectacular views and breathtaking surroundings.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bergerac at 71 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Daglan at 2.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Caen at 637 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Golf de Lolivarie at 22 Kilometres Nearest Train : Sarlat at 17 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : N20 at 28 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Daglan at 2.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : River Beach at Daglan at 3 Kilometres Car: necessary

Our charming, traditional Perigordian cottage of honey coloured stone is set in the heart of the area known locally as the Golden Triangle. France's most sought after holiday destination. Our loving restored.

cottage sits directly opposite the impressive, 13th Century Château du Peyruzel. Listed as a 'Monument Historique'.

The major attractions of Beynac, La Roque Gageac and Sarlat la Caneda (to name just a few) are all within an easy 15 min drive along the Dordogne River. The magnificent Bastide town of Domme is 5 minutes away across the Valley, and Castelnaud la Chapelle with its spectacular Chateau clinging to the edge of the hillside is a lovely 9km drive down through the Ceou Valley.

Le Peyruzel is perched high on the hills above the pretty village of Daglan where there is a Post Office, Boulangerie, Boucherie and a small super-market. In the award winning restaurant, Le Petit Paris, enjoy a gastronomic feast and sample the superb Bordeaux and Bergerac wines of the region. Cool off in the in the rock pools of the River Coeu which runs through the village or take a short drive to the banks of the Dordogne where you can try canoeing or enjoy a leisurely sail and marvel at the historic Chateaux of Castelnaud and Beynac sitting majestically above the riverbank.

Our newly installed swimming pool with its powerful jet pump is fantastic for cooling off in the summer heat. The traditional 'abri de jardin' is a delightful spot to relax in our comfy sofa or chairs and read a book or listen to some music (iPod docking station) or, have a glass chilled wine from the fridge by the pool or simply enjoy the amazing views across the valley.

Other Activities: Hot air ballooning / Wine Tasting/


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer
27 Aug 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Although the property is listed in GB POUNDS, you can also pay the equivalent in Euros, US Dollars or Cheques or direct deposit are accepted in all the above currencies. Payment by PAYPAL also accepted.
Our rental rates are fully inclusive. This means that anything extra that you wish to have is free. Cots, high chairs, cot bedding, extra bedding, mid week linen change are free.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural
  • town
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Newly fitted modern bathrooms en suite in both bedrooms. Separate additional toilet. Top quality fluffy all white bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths provided for each guest.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Double Bed, 1 Cot, Luxury Double Beds 140 cm x 200 cm
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, New Luxury King Size Bed 160 cm x 200 cm
  • Two spacious bedrooms with full size comfortable double beds. Top quality Egyptian cotton bedlinen provided. Each bedroom has its own modern ensuite bathroom. A baby cot and / or sofa bed can be added to bedroom 2.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 3 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Your dream holiday cottage is nestled in the tiny hilltop hamlet of Le Peyruzel. Our picturesque garden, situated a few steps along the quiet lane, offers spectacular views across the valley and down to the village of Daglan. In the village there is a bank, post office, boulangerie, boucherie, a small but very well stocked Supermarket. At the Tourist Information Office you will find a wealth of local information. Le Petit Paris, an award-winning restaurant, is highly recommended to sample the wonderful food and wines of the Perigord Noir. A short drive will take you to the spectacular sites on our doorstep. Chateaux Castelnaud, Beynac, and Millandes. The magnificent gardens of Marqueyssac and Eyrignac are close by. The wonderfully preserved medieval city of Sarlat-la-Caneda with its amazing architecture is just a short drive away. The Perigord is well known for its many historic Bastides and the famous Bastide de Domme is almost on our doorstep!

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